Jan. 6, 2014
Sierra Metals Inc.
(TSX: SMT) (BVL: SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") regretfully announces the passing on
, a director of the Company and Chairman of the Audit Committee.
, President & CEO commented: "We are all very saddened by John's passing. He was an accomplished businessman and as a board member, brought valuable experience to Sierra Metals. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues."
About Sierra Metals
Sierra Metals Inc. is a Canadian mining company focused on precious and base metals from its Yauricocha Mine in
, its Bolivar Mine and Cusi Mine in
. In addition, Sierra Metals is exploring several precious and base metal targets in
. Projects in
include Adrico (gold),
(copper-silver) and Ipillo (polymetallic) at the Yauricocha Property in the province of Yauyos and the
gold properties in
. Projects in
(silver) in the
state of Sonora
(gold) at the Batopilas Property in the
state of Chihuahua
(silver) at the Melchor Ocampo Property in the state of
The Company's shares trade on the Bolsa de
Valores de Lima
and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SMT".
Except for statements of historical fact contained herein, the information in this press release may constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities law. Other than statements of historical fact, all statements are "forward-looking statements", which involve various known and unknown risk and uncertainties and other factors, including market conditions that may affect the Company's ability to execute its current business plan. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to the Company. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in filings by the Company with the Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available at
SOURCE Sierra Metals Inc.